Western allies pledge fresh weapons for Ukraine

THE United States and European allies announced substantial new supplies of armoured vehicles, artillery and munition for Ukraine yesterday, on the eve of a crucial meeting on military support for the next stage of the country’s war with Russia.

The Pentagon released a long list of US$2.5 billion (RM10.8 billion) worth of supplies, including Bradley infantry fighting vehicles, armoured personnel carriers, air defence systems and tens of thousands of rockets and artillery round to bolster Ukraine forces.